2018/12: Sigh

Completion Date: 02 December 2018
Medium: Paint & ink on cardboard
Dimensions: 16 X 20 inches




verb: sigh; 3rd person present: sighs; past tense: sighed; past participle: sighed; gerund or present participle: sighing

emit a long, deep, audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling.
“Harry sank into a chair and sighed with relief”

synonyms: breathe out, exhale; More
(of the wind or something through which the wind blows) make a sound resembling this.
“a breeze made the treetops sigh”

synonyms: rustle, whisper, murmur, sough
“the wind sighed in the trees”


feel a deep yearning for (someone or something lost, unattainable, or distant).
“he sighed for days gone by”

synonyms: yearn for, long for, pine for, ache for, grieve for, cry for/over, weep for/over, rue, miss, mourn, lament, hanker for/after
“he sighed for younger days gone by”


noun: sigh; plural noun: sighs

a long, deep, audible exhalation expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling.

“she let out a long sigh of despair”
a gentle sound resembling this, especially one made by the wind.